Nebraska Electrical License (Contractor, Journeyman, Residential)

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Nebraska Electrical License (Contractor, Journeyman, Residential)
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1. Purchase Exam Prep and Books.
2. Schedule and pass your state exams.
3. Submit your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance to the State.

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About This License

Electrical Contractor

An applicant for an electrical contractor license shall:

  • Be a graduate of a four-year electrical course in an accredited college or university, or
  • Have at least one year of experience acceptable to the board, as a licensed journeyman electrician, or
  • Have at least five years of experience, acceptable to the board, in planning for, laying out, supervising and installing wiring apparatus, or equipment for electrical light, heat and power.

Journeyman Electrician

  • An applicant for a journeyman electrician license shall have at least four years of experience, acceptable to the board, in the electrical trade.
  • Registration as an apprentice electrician for those years shall, on the approval of the board, constitute evidence of such experience.
  • One year work experience credit will be given for completion of a two-year post-high school electrical course with a degree in electrical technology.
  • One year work experience credit will be given for electrical experience gained in military service.

Residential Journeyman Wireman

  • An applicant for a journeyman electrician license shall have at least four years of experience, acceptable to the board, in the electrical trade.
  • Registration as an apprentice electrician for those years shall, on the approval of the board, constitute evidence of such experience.
  • One year work experience credit will be given for completion of a two-year post-high school electrical course with a degree in electrical technology.
  • One year work experience credit will be given for electrical experience gained in military service.

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Requirements to Obtaining your License

RESIDENTIAL

  • Education Requirements: Completion of an approved residential apprenticeship program in the electrical trade or completion of
    an appropriate training program conducted by a bona fide union or trade association.
  • Experience Requirements: Worked in the electrical maintenance field for at least (20,000) hours, accompanied by written certification by the applicant’s employer. A minimum of (8,000) of these hours must be practical experience

JOURNEYMAN

  • Education Requirements: Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in the electrical trade or completion of an appropriate training program conducted by a bona fide union or trade association.
  • Experience Requirements: Worked in the electrical maintenance field for at least (20,000) hours, accompanied by written certification by the applicant’s employer. A minimum of (8,000) of these hours must be practical experience.

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

  • Education Requirements: Written evidence of being a graduate as an electrical engineer of an accredited college or university and having minimum of (2,000) hours of legally obtained practical experience.
  • Experience Requirements: A third party verification of (8,000) hours of legally obtained journeyman level experience in wiring for, installing, and repairing of electrical apparatus and equipment for light, heat, and power, (Per 37-68-304, MCA) with no less than 20 percent, but not more than 50 percent residential experience.

Electrical Contractor

  • Must hold a master license and show workers compensation insurance and liability insurance.

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Books and References for the Exam

The following references are used on the both the Electrical Contractor and Electrical Journeyman examinations. These references may be purchased from our online contractor's bookstore.

  • 2014 National Electrical Code

Exam Details

  • The electrical contractor exam fee is $125 while the journeyman and residential journeyman fee is $60.
  • Each exam has 50 questions and a time limit of 3 hours.
  • A 76% is required to pass.
  • Exam results will be sent to applicants within 7 days.

Continuing Education

12 hours of continuing education are required per renewal (every other year). 6 of the 12 hours must be based on the National Electrical Code.

Applying to Get Your License

Applications can be obtained by calling the Nebraska State Electrical Division at 1-402-471-3550.

  • Electrical Contractor fee is $250 when issued in ODD years or $125 when issued on EVEN years.
  • The Journeyman and Residential Journeyman fee is $50 when issued in ODD years or $25 when issued in EVEN years.
  • Apprentice registration fee is $40 when issued in ODD years or $20 when issued on EVEN years.

Reciprocity Agreement

  • The electrical contractor license is reciprocal with Minnesota and South Dakota.
  • The journeyman license is reciprocal with Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
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